Two cool ways communities re-purposed “other space” into Library space.
Ultimately Bogotá is a reminder that the economic and social lives of neighborhoods and whole cities rise and fall depending on access to public transit, public parks, public spaces. El Tintal Public Library, a concrete behemoth in the Kennedy district, occupies a former garbage-processing …
Meyer, Scherer & [...]
“Defining the iField for the 21st Century: Research Questions”
School of Library & Information Studies
College of Communication & Information
The Florida State University
When: Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009, 1:00–2:00 p.m.
Web Simulcast: To view a live broadcast on the Internet, go to http://cci.fsu.edu/PlayVideo . A link for the [...]
There’s been quite an evolution in one Office lately.
One member of the White House new-media team came to work on Tuesday, right after the swearing-in ceremony, only to discover that it was impossible to know which programs could be updated, or even which computers could be used for which purposes. The team members, [...]
Congrats to TTW Contributing writer Lee LeBlanc for his essay on the future of federated search. He is second runner up in the federated search blog’s writing contest. “The aim of the contest was to predict the future of federated search.”
Read his entire essay here.
The 2030’s versions of the iPhone and G1 project into space. [...]
From: –Best Careers 2009: Librarian “A Day in the Life. You work in a small municipal library, where you have to do a little of everything. You start your day by leafing through catalogs from online database publishers and book reviews in Library Journal to decide which titles to add to your collection. Next, [...]
On the way to DevLearn2008, I pulled out my book and to read. I noticed the person flying next to me had a book too. As we taxied down the flightline, I asked her what she was reading.
Turns out she was a recently retired high [...]
Kyle Jones asked the TTW gang in an email:
“We talk about the social web in terms of visible relationships being made, but we shouldn’t overlook the structure underneath these relationships. I stumbled over this while looking at the new WordPress 2.7 interface: http://gmpg.org/xfn/ Just ponder it if you have a second.”
I walk. I work. I stay more alert. I feel better at the end of the day. Research supports this.
Plenty of other people dig the idea it seems. The rising term is “Treadmill Desk.” Units go for about $4,000 but I hacked mine together for about $400. Why? I was finding [...]
For your review: the youtube video causing a sensational discussion about cheating students. –
And a pretty interesting piece by US News & World Report:
“…More tech-savvy professors: Barbara Christe, program director of biomedical engineering technology at Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis, says she usually catches three or four students a year with her Web [...]
or “Do I Dare Blog About My Classwork, Re-mix the Content for Blog Posts, or Share Syllabus with Fellow Classmates?” That’s the question I have too. Kyle beat me to it -but I still may follow up in another post. My points below touch on this through the Browser choice question I framed. (Thanks [...]